A new AEW World Champion was crowned on the September 21 episode of “AEW Dynamite.” Jon Moxley and CM Punk recently traded the title and then Punk was dropped from the championship after a backstage feud between Punk, The Elite and others. Wrestling Inc. In an exclusive interview with The Blue Mean, former ECW star discusses the current state of the AEW World Championship.
“I don’t know what all the details are between punk camp and elite camp, so to speak, and people go, “Oh, that’s a job,” and I always say this when something happens: If it’s a job. So, who has the advantage? Punk just won the belt for the second time, and the Elite, The Bucks, and Omega are the Trios champions for the first time. Next TV show, they took those belts off and got suspended. So, now They have to go through the whole process of crowning the new Trios champion, the whole new process of having a tournament for the world title, and that puts a blot on the world title.”
Prior to last month, the AEW World Championship had seen only five title changes, with the previous champion enjoying a substantial reign. During the interview, Meaney discussed the history of the title and how it affected a larger story outside the title picture. “For a while, the AEW belt was very secure,” Meaney continued. “Now, it’s exactly like, ‘Well, he’s a winner. There is an interim winner, he is a winner again. Now he’s suspended and injured,” and he’s had this whole tournament for the Trios title, and now he had to go and figure out what to do with the trio, and that can’t be a task because you’ve made a full comeback. Buried MJF.”